Donato Bramante

Jack Sylvain

Biography

Place of Birth - Urbino, Italy


Year Born - 1444


Majority of time spent where - Milan and Rome, Italy


Education/ Training - Student of Piero della Francesca. May have trained with Mantegna as a perspective painter.


Lifestyle - Bramante witnessed many artists, and architects come through his town such as Piero della Francesca, Melozzo da Forll, and Luciano Laurana all throughout his daily life would have influenced him.


Type of Art and pieces - He was an architect, he created the Ducal Palace, Pavia Cathedral, The Church of Santa Maria Presso San Satiro, and the Tempietto.


Patrons - Sforza family


Isms - Classicism, because Bramante utilized new math to revive Roman and Greek styled buildings. Illusionism because Bramante's plans were full of perspective making the buildings look 3D.

Citations

"Donato Bramante." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998. Biography in Context. Web. 3 Dec. 2015.


"Donato Bramante." International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture. Gale, 1993. Biography in Context. Web. 3 Dec. 2015.


"Donato Bramante." Merriam Webster's Biographical Dictionary. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 1995. Biography in Context. Web. 3 Dec. 2015.


Ducal Palace. Digital image. Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Dec. 2015.


Tempietto. Digital image. Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Dec. 2015.


The Church of Santa Maria Presso San Satiro. Digital image. Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Dec. 2015.